Killer is Dead: Heavy on the Action, Light on the Plot

Running through a dark heavy world, wielding a katana and cybernetic arm, and battling shadowy twisted freaks. You are Mondo Zappa, executioner for the Bryan Execution Firm, out to kill criminals and assassins. Welcome to the world of Killer is Dead, the latest game from the mind of Suda 51. The game is currently… » 8/15/13 7:00am 8/15/13 7:00am

Suda 51 Is Turning This Gorgeous Anime Movie into an Action Game

Coming to theaters in Japan on July 25th is the anime movie, Short Peace. The movie consists of four short movies by various directors – a couple of which (Hinoyoujin and Farewell to Arms) are from Akira creator, Katsuhiro Otomo. Now, a fifth part of the project has been announced... As a video game. » 7/11/13 6:00am 7/11/13 6:00am

First Look at the Upcoming Game from No More Heroes Studio

At the end of January, it was announced that GungHo Online Entertainment would be acquiring Grasshopper Manufacture, developer of artistically unique games like Killer 7, the No More Heroes series, Lollipop Chainsaw, and the upcoming Killer is Dead. Now, roughly two months later, they're working on their first game… » 3/28/13 6:30am 3/28/13 6:30am

Once Again, Even More Japanese Developers Weigh In on the PS4

Continuing with their series on the PS4, this week, Japanese gaming magazine Weekly Famitsu published the second half of their two-part developer interview, with several more Japanese developers sharing their thoughts on Sony's new console. » 3/21/13 7:00am 3/21/13 7:00am

Japanese Publisher GungHo Acquires Killer is Dead Developer

Japanese publisher GungHo has recently nabbed Suda51's Grasshopper Manufacture, known for games such as Killer7, No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw, welcoming it as the fourth in their already impressive lineup of developers that includes, among others, GRAVITY Co. of Ragnarok Online fame. From the press release: » 1/30/13 7:35am 1/30/13 7:35am

Step Aside, Christian Bale, There's A New Killer In Town

Killer is Dead » 1/24/13 8:20am 1/24/13 8:20am is the and the mind of Suda 51. The game features the protagonist, Mondo Zappa, a professional "executioner" in a near-future world. The game is being created as a new chapter in the Suda 51 "assassin series", following in the footsteps of and the series. Suda, the executive director, together with…

Get a Good Look at Killer Is Dead, the New Game from Killer7's Creator

Killer Is Dead is an upcoming action game from Grasshopper Manufacture, the folks behind No More Heroes and Killer7. Yesterday, loads of details about the game hit the net (along with blurry magazine pics), and today on Famitsu.com, we finally get a good look at the game. And it looks great. » 1/17/13 5:30am 1/17/13 5:30am

First Details about Killer Is Dead, the New Game from No More Heroes'…

Killer Is Dead is the upcoming action game from the folks behind No More Heroes and Killer7. The game follows 35 year-old Mondo Zappa, a suit-wearing executioner responsible for taking out heinous criminals with a katana. » 1/16/13 6:00am 1/16/13 6:00am

The Two Juliets Reveal the Absurdity of Cross-Pacific Commutes

Lollipop Chainsaw has two image characters: Jessica Nigri for the West and Mayu Kawamoto for Japan. Kawamoto is a black belt in karate, but Nigri has, I guess, a black belt in revealing cosplay. » 5/21/12 7:30am 5/21/12 7:30am